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Financial results and reports

Financial performance

View the latest quarterly and annual financial information to keep up to date on Sun Life results.

Quarterly results

Review financial results for the most recently ended quarter and past quarters.

Q4 2016 results

View previous quarterly results


Annual reports

Read about our financial performance and achievements as well as our strategy for the future.

2015 annual report


Financial highlights

C$ millions (1)
(unless otherwise noted)
Q4 2016
Q3 2016
Q4 2015
Full Year 2016
Full Year 2015
Operating net income 2 732 750 598 2,487 2,253
Reported net income 728 737 536 2,485 2,185
Underlying net income 2 560 639 646 2,335 2,305
Diluted Operating EPS ($) 1.19 1.22 0.98 4.05 3.68
Diluted Underlying EPS ($) 0.91 1.04 1.05 3.80 3.76
Number of common shares
outstanding (in millions)
613.6 612.9 612.3 613.6 612.3
Operating ROE 2 14.9% 15.7% 12.7% 13.0% 12.6%
Underlying ROE 2 11.4% 13.4% 13.8% 12.2% 12.8%
Premiums and deposits 3 42,422 40,176 33,120 158,459 136,150
MCCSR 4 226% 221% 240% 226% 240%
Dividend per share 0.42 0.405 0.39 1.62 1.51

1 All numbers are unaudited. All numbers are in Canadian dollar millions, unless otherwise noted.
2 Operating net income (loss) and financial information based on operating net income (loss), such as operating earnings (loss) per share (“EPS”), operating return on equity (“ROE”), underlying net income (loss), underlying earnings (loss) per share and underlying ROE are not based on International Financial Reporting Standards. All EPS measures refer to diluted EPS, unless otherwise stated.
3 Premiums and deposits represents a non-IFRS financial measure.
4 Minimum Continuing Capital and Surplus Requirements (MCCSR) ratio of Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada.